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Robert Peary papers

Identifier: Mss-198
Stefansson Mss-198

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The Robert Peary collection contain photographs, correspondence, and manuscripts relating to his work as an Arctic explorer. A rough working draft of "Northward over the Great Ice," is also included. Most of the photographs in the collection were used in Peary's books on the Arctic region.


  • 1889 - 1970


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


7 linear ft. (7 boxes)

Language of Materials



Robert Edwin Peary (1856-1920), Arctic explorer. Consist of photographs, correspondence and manuscripts relating to his expeditions. A rough working draft of "Northward over the Great Ice" is also included.

Processing Information

Admiral Robert E. Peary Photographs: Purchased in Memory of Edgar V. Turner, Jr. ('58) with funds provided by the Lincoln Ellsworth Foundation from Swann Galleries (UP-257, also former MSS 198.1); 31 photos and a glass plate negative. iG; Imported from Inno. Record needs to be updated and verified. 091020; jds

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

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